China’s government ordered a halt Thursday to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies, as a group of leading scientists declared that it’s still too soon to try to make permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations.
A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.
On Friday, Backstreet Boys released their latest single “Chances,” announced their upcoming tenth studio album “DNA” and a world tour set for 2019. First American stop? D.C.’s Capital One Arena. Backstreet’s back, alright!
Fred Frampton Jr., now 32, was taken into custody early Thursday. He is accused of shooting Michael Anthony Temple Jr. in 2010 in a home in Odenton, Maryland, the Anne Arundel County police said.
Police have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a series of rapes and a murder more than 20 years ago in Rockville, Maryland. Police were able to use the suspect’s DNA to build the composite sketch.
When Tracy Melton submitted her DNA sample to Ancestry.com, she was only expecting to gain some insight into her ethnic background.
Baltimore may pay $9 million to a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent 20 years in prison.
Daron Wint, charged in a quadruple murder at a Northwest D.C. house, appeared in court Friday for issues related to DNA evidence, which is expected to be a key part of the case against him.
The link between Jesse Matthew and Hannah Graham could have been uncovered when Matthew was convicted of trespassing in 2010, but authorities didn’t take a DNA sample. Now Virginia may expand the DNA databank to prevent violent crime.
DNA left behind by a rapist who attacked five women in Montgomery County has provided police with what could provide a breakthrough in the unsolved cases: a sketch depicting what the unidentified man might look like.
A process that uses DNA to suggest what an unknown person looks like is giving cold case investigators new hope of identifying a suspect in a brutal Maryland murder from 1992.
Virginia’s Crime Commission is taking an in-depth look at expanding the state’s DNA database to include more misdemeanors. The parents of slain UVA student Hannah Graham support the expansion.
The local on-site investigation wrapped up Wednesday ahead of the release of an official report expected later this week on a cause for the explosion and fire. The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday it’s launching its own investigation.
Loudoun County investigators hope new technology can finally put a face, and eventually a name, to a young girl’s attacker.
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A Florida man, who was found 11 years ago with no memory of his past, said he has finally found his family after years of searching. Benjaman Kyle, of Jacksonville, Florida, was…
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.